After extensive research & development, Derwent proudly introduced their new collection to the UK market in July, and to the American art market on the first of September. Art Savings Club is proud to be the first art supplier in South Africa to bring the new Derwent Lightfast pencils to our eager customers. It was definitely worth the wait!
Derwent’s first oil-based coloured pencils are 100% lightfast and with a smooth texture it is a real joy to work with.
Derwent Lightfast pencils are oil-based, smooth and creamy with a beautiful laydown of rich colour. They are easy to blend and layer, and can also be mixed with other mediums to create new colours or to create a painterly effect when dissolved. Being oil-basd they are compatible with oil mediums.
The thick core gives a dense colour application, which brings vibrancy to any drawing.
It is available in a range of 100 lightfast colours. The revolutionary core is resistant to prolonged colour change ensuring artwork will not fade. The vivid colours are specially formulated to combat the effects of UVA radiation, 100% lightfast and guaranteed to last 100 years under museum conditions, it complies with both the ASTM D-6901 and Blue Wool Scale ISO 105. Strict testing for international lightfast standards is done in Arizona, US.
Being ideal for works on permanent display it is perfect for professional artists as well as hobbyists who exhibit their work.
The pencil set of 36 Derwent Lightfast colouring pencils is a feast for the eye. The pencils have a strong point for detailed work.
Colour names and numbers are embossed in blue on each pencil for easy identification.
The Easy-to-grip round barrels feels nicely in your hand and will fit standard pencil sharpeners.
The pencils are presented in an attractive tin with removable lid for easy access to pencils without taking up space on your desk.
Art savings club believes this pencil set will be an excellent addition to our already fast range of Derwent products that have become very popular with our art community. With the added longevity of the pigments used, the research and development that went in this product, it could be Derwents best pencils yet.
Be the first to grab them when they reach our African shores. We will keep you informed…